Congratulations to Hilary Gore of Bourget for winning $100,000 with ENCORE (July 4, 2018 LOTTO 6/49 draw). Hilary matched the last six of seven ENCORE numbers in exact order to win the $100,000 prize.
“I only buy lottery tickets once or twice a year,” shared Hilary, while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to pick up her winnings. “I usually buy the $20 variety pack!”
Hilary, 53, was at work when she decided to check her ticket at the lottery terminal. “I saw all the zeros and was a bit confused,” she laughed. “I asked the clerk to check my ticket again, and the machine said ‘Big Winner’!”
The Ottawa Hospital surgery coordinator immediately called her husband. “I went into shock. I was speechless,” she smiled. “We plan on doing some renovation and paying off some bills. And we have a family wedding coming up so this will help.”
“I am very, very happy!” Hilary concluded.
ENCORE can be played in conjunction with most online lottery games for an extra $1. There is an ENCORE draw every day.
The winning ticket was purchased at the Friends of the Ottawa Hospital Terminal on Smyth Road in Ottawa.